Bill Schickel

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Bill Schickel
Bill Schickel - Official Portrait - 82nd GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 13th district
Assumed office
January 13, 2003
Preceded by Michael Cormack
Succeeded by Sharon S. Steckman
Personal details
Born (1951-03-24) March 24, 1951 (age 67)
Loveland, Ohio
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Candi Schickel
Children Katie, Amanda, Sarah
Residence Mason City, Iowa
Alma mater University of Cincinnati
Occupation Mayor of the City of Mason City, Iowa General Manager, Christian Radio KCMR
Website Schickel's former legislative website

Bill Schickel is an Iowa broadcast executive. A former Iowa State Representative, he represented the 13th District for three terms. He was elected to his fourth term as the mayor of Mason City, Iowa on November 7, 2017.[1] He is the former the Co-Chairman of the Republican Party of Iowa.[2] He was chairman of the 2012 Iowa Caucus Review Committee.

During his service in the Iowa House, Schickel served as a member of the Appropriations and Economic Growth committees and as the chair of the Ethics Committee and of the Economic Development Appropriations Committee.

He was a news anchor, producer, assignment editor, reporter and account executive for the CBS television affiliate, KIMT-TV, in Mason City, IA. He worked as an editor and reporter for The Globe-Gazette in Mason City and newspapers in Ohio.

He received his BA from the University of Cincinnati.

His wife, Candi, is a Mason City, IA, attorney. The Schickels have three adult daughters.

Electoral history[edit]


Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2002 [3]
District 13
Turnout: 9,876
Republican (newly redistricted) Bill Schickel Republican 5,168 52.3
Lionel J. Foster Democratic 4,673 47.3
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2004 [4]
District 13
Turnout: 14,917
Republican hold Bill Schickel* Republican 7,914 53.1
Bob Cole Democratic 6,985 46.8
Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2006 [5]
District 13
Turnout: 10,644
Republican hold Bill Schickel* Republican 5,433 51.0
Alan Steckman Democratic 4,616 43.4
Gary Van Horn Independent 540 5.1


  1. ^ "2017 Cerro Gordo County Election Results" (PDF). 
  2. ^ "Central Committee Members". Republican Party of Iowa. Archived from the original on 2011-07-13. Retrieved 2011-10-18. 
  3. ^ "Canvass Summary - Final - 2002 General Election (11/5/2002)" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2002-12-02. p. 25. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  4. ^ "Canvass Summary - Final - 2004 General Election (11/2/2004)" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2004-12-06. p. 20. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-01-04. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 
  5. ^ "Official Results Report - Statewide, 2006 General Election 11-07-2006" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2006-11-21. p. 28. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-07-15. Retrieved 2011-09-19. 

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Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Michael Cormack
13th District
2003 – 2009
Succeeded by
Sharon S. Steckman